Case Update: Homicide Investigation in the University City Division

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 12000 block of Deaton Hill Dr. in the University City Division.
CMPD Public Affairs
9/26/2022

The victim in this case has been identified as Ralph Pierre Hammond (DOB: 06/24/1966). The victim's family has been notified of his death.

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. As additional information develops, it will be released by the CMPD's Public Affairs Office. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective Pack is the lead detective assigned to this case.  The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20220923-2152-01.


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Homicide Investigation in the University City Division

 

Charlotte, N.C. – (Friday, Sept. 23, 2022) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 12000 block of Deaton Hill Dr. in the University City Division.

 

Shortly before 10 p.m. tonight, officers responded to a report of a male suffering from an injury. Upon arrival, officers discovered a victim with multiple gunshot wounds. Medic responded and pronounced the victim deceased on scene.

 

Homicide and Crime Scene Search responded to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Representatives from CMPD's Operations Command, Charlotte Fire, and the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team also assisted.

 

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. As additional information develops, it will be released by the CMPD's Public Affairs Office. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective Pack is the lead detective assigned to this case.  The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20220923-2152-01.

 

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